Links to previous press releases are below.
SOCAR exported 4.9M tonnes of crude oil in the 2Q19 (about 395K b/d), down from 6M tonnes (about 485K b/d) during the same quarter last year, the company said on its website. The decline was attributed...Read More
Turkish Steel Output Declines in June
Turkey’s crude steel production dropped 11.0% year-on-year in June to 2.7 Mt, according to the Turkish Association of Steel Producers. At 17.0 Mt, output in January-June fell 10.1% on the corresponding period in 2018.
US Soyabean Export Growth
In the week to 11 July, US exports of soyabeans jumped 0.2 Mt to a four-month weekly high of 0.9 Mt, according to the latest data from the US Department of Agriculture. Total soyabean exports in the last four weeks reached 3.1 Mt, up 0.3 Mt on the same period last year.
Iron ore exports from Port Hedland climbed 1.7 Mt year-on-year in June to a record high 48.9 Mt, port authority data show. The rise featured a jump in exports to China (+2.3 Mt to 42.0 Mt) and Japan...Read More
IHS Energy reports that coking coal import restrictions have been enforced for an unspecified period at China’s Caofeidian port on 16 July, citing customs officials as a source of the information. However,...Read More
2018 KOBC Maritime Conference
The inaugural conference organised by Korea Ocean Business Corporation was held in Busan on 8 November. SSY's Head of Research, John Kearsey, was among the speakers where his topic was "Dry Bulk Market Prospects in a Changing Landscape".
Metcoke World Summit 2018
John Keeshan, Senior Director of Chartering at SSY USA, was a speaker at this year's event held in Pittsburgh on 7-8 November, where his paper examined the key factors shaping the dry bulk freight market in 2018 and the outlook for the supply/demand balance in 2019.